The new farmhouse inn, a three-bedroom luxurious vacation space, complete with gourmet kitchen, incredible views and spacious living areas is a wonderful retreat for small or larger groups or as a launching pad for skiing and exploring vermont. The new farmhouse was finished in 2012 and includes three bedroom suites on two floors. It comfortably sleeps six people. The farmhouse is for rent in its entirety which includes a gourmet kitchen perfect for cooking up farm fresh food; two living rooms, a dining room and two wonderful porches that provide great views of the farm. The main floor has a gorgeous stone masonry heater to warm up the winter days and the lower level living room has a wood stove. The house and kitchen are fully equipped with everything you need for a great stay including linens, towels, wireless internet and ample flat-screen televisions and satellite tv for enjoying movies after hiking, skiing or cooking. Each stay includes a farm tour and a starter basket of farm fresh food, which will generally include eggs, milk, some of our pasture-raised meats or other seasonal treats. Our farmstand is stocked and available for guests seeking to purchase sustainably raised meats and veggies for cooking or taking home. Farm experiences, such as learning to make cheese or sausage, lattes on the hoof, goat milking assistant and more can be added for a full-fledged farmstay. Our location: In Central Vermont, just south of Montpelier, we are a convenient rural Vermont get-a-away, 3 hours from Boston, 2 from Montreal and 5 from New York City. The Farm is in Northfield, VT just 5 minutes from I-89. If you are looking to alpine ski we are nearly equi-distant (45-55 minutes) from Sugarbush, Pico & Killington and Stowe and for the overall snow lovers, we are in a snowbelt and have great trails and fields for snowshoeing and simple cross country skiing. For the food lovers, our farmstand is stocked with high quality, organic produce and meats from animals raised humanely and on pasture. You can also enjoy tours, experiences, treats and meals from our partners in the floating bridge food and farms cooperative, including dinner at ariel's restaurant. The details of the house Three bedrooms • master has 2 3/4 size beds and a large ensuite bathroom with granite counters, custom tile and a large shower • king bedroom has a king sized bed and an ensuite bathroom with a large shower and a door onto the slate patio • twin bedroom has 2 extra long twin beds and ensuite bathroom with a tub/shower combo • each bedroom has a television hooked up to satellite tv • the master is on the first floor and the other two bedrooms are on the lower level which opens out into the yard Custom kitchen Equipped with a six burner wolf range, a second oven, microwave, dishwasher, granite counters with a large island and all of the dishes and cookware you need to enjoy your stay. Great room A beautiful room with cathedral ceilings, wood beams and a wood burning masonry heater as the center piece. The fire can be enjoyed from the dining room, kitchen and the living room sides of the masonry heater which also includes a bread/pizza oven. Off of the great room there is a screened in porch and an open air deck with great view of the farm, paine mountain and the surrounding area Family room The family room has a cozy woodstove and windows out to the yard and farm fields, a television and door onto the slate patio. What else? There is a full laundry room, plenty of new linens and towels, snowshoes for winter visitors, and wireless internet throughout the house. Absolutely No smoking and no dogs or other pets, as we are a working farm.. 2 night minimum except for most popular holidays and Norwich Graduation when we require a 3 night minimum. The space is also great for retreats and events, contact us for details on using the space for more than just a weekend get-a-way, we can help provide farm fresh food and more for a great retreat or party.